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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2019, 02:04:36 AM »
Hi, guys. I have a lot of fruit Passiflora brionioides. Does anyone know if it's okay to eat?




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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2019, 07:19:10 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0

Здравствуйте Сергей,

Главное проблема в России не лето а зима. Мороз будет убивать ваши питаи. Сколько градусов у вас зимой?

Успеха вам.

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Hi, yes, of course, in winter it is very cold here. I'm going to move the dragon fruit for the winter in a warm room, where the temperature is +22 C

It'll be fine at 22c! The only time my dragon fruits died were when I let them get hit by frost, otherwise they're fine outside   under a pergola or frost cloth.   We got -7.6c last year and it didn't die from the cold, however, direct light frost in spring killed it. I have had many over the years, the biggest mistake I've made was thinking that they were hardened somewhat after living through winters and putting  them out in the spring only to be turned to mush by the lightest of frosts :(


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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2019, 08:11:23 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0

Здравствуйте Сергей,

Главное проблема в России не лето а зима. Мороз будет убивать ваши питаи. Сколько градусов у вас зимой?

Успеха вам.

Хосе.
Hi, yes, of course, in winter it is very cold here. I'm going to move the dragon fruit for the winter in a warm room, where the temperature is +22 C

It'll be fine at 22c! The only time my dragon fruits died were when I let them get hit by frost, otherwise they're fine outside   under a pergola or frost cloth.   We got -7.6c last year and it didn't die from the cold, however, direct light frost in spring killed it. I have had many over the years, the biggest mistake I've made was thinking that they were hardened somewhat after living through winters and putting  them out in the spring only to be turned to mush by the lightest of frosts :(
Iíll take away my plants from the frost to a warm room, today we have another problem, since the beginning of July it rains every day, itís good that my dragon fruit is in the greenhouse, otherwise it would have drowned! :-\

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2019, 11:38:42 AM »
Opuntia phaeacantha was planted in the open ground in the summer of 2018. Wintered without shelter in the frost -25C. This season is actively growing.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2019, 02:50:57 AM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #30 on: August 12, 2019, 05:56:31 AM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides
Very impressive what you are doing! How do you heat your greenhouse? How was the taste on the C. abutiloides?
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #31 on: August 12, 2019, 08:23:43 AM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides
Very impressive what you are doing! How do you heat your greenhouse? How was the taste on the C. abutiloides?
Hi Oscar. Now I have a household heater installed in the greenhouse. I keep the plants in the greenhouse until the end of October and with the onset of cold weather I move them into the house. My house allows you to keep a large number of plants in 3 gallon pots in winter. In the spring with the onset of heat, I again move them to the greenhouse. Plans for the future to build a greenhouse with climate control. I tried this C. abutiloides the taste disappointed me. Very bitter peel, it interrupts the taste of the fruit, which seemed to me like a slightly sweet tomato.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #32 on: August 12, 2019, 09:28:12 AM »
It is not related to fruit, but it is very beautiful. Australian endemic Swainsona formosa grows in cold Russia! 8)

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2019, 06:16:45 PM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides
Very impressive what you are doing! How do you heat your greenhouse? How was the taste on the C. abutiloides?
Hi Oscar. Now I have a household heater installed in the greenhouse. I keep the plants in the greenhouse until the end of October and with the onset of cold weather I move them into the house. My house allows you to keep a large number of plants in 3 gallon pots in winter. In the spring with the onset of heat, I again move them to the greenhouse. Plans for the future to build a greenhouse with climate control. I tried this C. abutiloides the taste disappointed me. Very bitter peel, it interrupts the taste of the fruit, which seemed to me like a slightly sweet tomato.
Is the C. abutiloides too small to make worth peeling before eating?
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2019, 06:30:27 PM »
It is not related to fruit, but it is very beautiful. Australian endemic Swainsona formosa grows in cold Russia! 8)

Verry nice flowers.If you like australian plants there is one you can plant it outdoor where you are,Eucalyptus Pauciflora Debeuzevillei.The most cold hardy eucalyptus with beautifull bark but beware that it poisons the soil like a walnut.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2019, 11:37:52 PM »

Verry nice flowers.If you like australian plants there is one you can plant it outdoor where you are,Eucalyptus Pauciflora Debeuzevillei.The most cold hardy eucalyptus with beautifull bark but beware that it poisons the soil like a walnut.
I think this eucalyptus is not able to survive in my area of ​​residence. From December to March, the temperature in my region ranges from -15 to -27 į C. But thanks for the advice, I appreciate it!

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2019, 11:46:16 PM »
Is the C. abutiloides too small to make worth peeling before eating?
Hi Oscar, its size is like that.



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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #37 on: August 14, 2019, 02:02:40 AM »
Naranjilla has given many fruits, now I want to wait for ripening.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2019, 02:17:40 AM »
Is the C. abutiloides too small to make worth peeling before eating?
Hi Oscar, its size is like that.



OK, thanks for addittional photos. Yes that's quite small to be peeling.
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #39 on: Today at 02:44:45 AM »
One of the few fruit trees in my garden is Juglans mandshurica. Very frost-resistant, the tree is 9 years old, this is the first fruiting.









 

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